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WAPA SET TO GRADUATE 7,000 TRAINEES

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has concluded plans to graduate 7,000 trainees from its Skills Acquisition Centres in a graduation ceremony scheduled for Tuesday 28th November 2017 at LTV Blue Roof, Agidingbi, Ikeja from 10:00 am. The Commissioner in the Ministry, Mrs. Lola Akande who disclosed this in an interview in her office, said the graduates …

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AMBODE ASSURES INVESTORS IN WATER TRANSPORTATION OF GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT

… Donates Fiber Boats To Communities In Epe  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has assured existing and potential investors in Water Transportation of the commitment of the present administration to develop the sector to international standards through the construction of modern jetties and terminals as well as channelization of waterways. This assurance was given by the Governor, through the …

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WAPA TRAINS WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY BUSINESS

The Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in conjunction with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organized a 2-day sensitization programme to enlighten 150 women in Hospitality Business (Commercial Sex) in the State. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mrs. Abiola Liadi at the …

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2017 MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING

TEXT OF AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY  HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER FOR WOMEN AFFAIRS & POVERTY ALLEVIATION, HON.(MRS)  LOLA AKANDE AT THE MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING TO MARK THE SECOND YEAR IN OFFICE OF HIS EXCELLENCY,MR. AKINWUNMI  AMBODE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE ON THURSDAY,  20TH  APRIL, 2017 AT THE BAGAUDA  KALTHO PRESS CENTRE , ALAUSA,  IKEJA. VISION & MISSION OF THE MINISTRY Vision: To …

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LAGOS KICK-STARTS 2017 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH SYMPOSIUM

As Nigeria joins the rest of the World to celebrate the International Women’s Day, Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Lola Akande has made a clarion call on women to take positive action against Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination.   The Commissioner made the call at a Symposium organized by the Ministry to kick starts Year2017 International …

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PAST PERMANENT SECRETARIES

Mrs. Remilekun Sonoiki                                 2000  —  2001 Mrs. Omolara Osibodu                                    2001   — 2005 Mrs. Shade Jaji                         …

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NAMES OF PAST HONOURABLE COMMISSIONERS

PAST COMMISSIONERS Chief Mrs. Eniola Fadayomi 1999-2001 Chief Mrs. Kemi Nelson May 2001- May 2004 Mrs. Joke Orelope – Adefulire 2004- 2007, 2007-2011 Deputy Governor Mrs. Joke Orelope- Adefulire 2011 – 2015 (overseer)      

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MRS BLAIZE ABIMBOLA ‘FUNMI- DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES

Mrs. Abimbola Funmi Blaize was born on 1st day of November, 1963. She attended Anglican Girls High Schoo land Remo Divisional High School respectively where she obtained her West African School Certificate (WASC). She equally had an (HSC) at Abeokuta Grammar School. Having obtained this, she proceeded to the University of Lagos Akoka where she obtained a Bachelor (Hons) in …

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LAWAL KUBURAT OLANREWAJU B.sc, MBA, ACA, FCNA, ACIT – DIRECTOR, ACCOUNTS

LAWAL KUBURAT OLANREWAJU Graduated from Awolowo University- Ile-Ife with a B.sc (HONS) in Accounting and MBA (Financial Management) from the Lagos State University, Ojo. She started her Professional career with Bemi Akindele & Co (Chartered Accountants) before joining the Lagos State Civil Service as an Accountant. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Chartered …

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